UKGM Gießen

Giessen, Germany


Cardioverter-defibrillator implantation after myocardial infarction (program ID: 39163)


Christian Hamm

Prof. Dr. med.

Christian Hamm

Department of Cardiology and Angiology

Specialized in: cardiology, internal medicine

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down
  • 1973-1976 Medizin- und Germanistikstudium Universität Mainz
  • 1976-1979 Medizinstudium Universität Hamburg
  • 1979 Promotion an der Universität Hamburg Dissertationsthema: Durchblutung und Stoffwechsel des Myokards bei Patienten mit Aortenstenosen
  • 1980/81 Research Fellow im Ischaemic Heart Research Unit, University of CapeTown (Prof. L. Opie) als Stipendiat der Deutschen Forschungsgesellschaft
  • 1981 - 1998 Abteilung für Kardiologie, Universitätskrankenhaus Eppendorf, Hamburg (Professor W. Bleifeld / Prof. T. Meinertz)
  • 1989 Habilitation für das Fach „Innere Medizin“
  • 1995 Ernennung zum außerplanmäßigen Professor für Innere Medizin der Universität Hamburg
  • 1996 Berufung auf C3-Universitätsprofessur auf Zeit an der Kardiologischen Abteilung des Universitätskrankenhauses Eppendorf in Hamburg
  • seit 1999 Direktor der Abteilung Kardiologie, Kerckhoff-Klinik, Bad Nauheim
  • 2002 Wahl in die Klinische Kommission der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kardiologie
  • seit 2004 Vorstandsmitglied der European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • 2004 Wahl zum Councillor des Vorstandes der European Society of Cardiology
  • seit 2004 Ärztlicher Direktor und Geschäftsführer der Kerckhoff-Klinik
  • 2006-2008 Secretary/Treasurer der European Society of Cardiology
  • 2008 W3 Stiftungslehrstuhl für Kardiologie an der J. W. Goethe Universität Frankfurt
  • 2011 Kommissarischer Direktor der Medizinischen Klinik I, Kardiologie / Angiologie des Universitätsklinikums Gießen - Marburg
  • 2012 Tagungspräsident der 41. Jahrestagung Deutschen Gesellschaft für Thorax-, Herz- u. Gefäßchirurgie
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The clinic includes:

  • Emergency Department (general, hypertension, heart failure, sports injuries, heart rhythm disturbances);
  • Department of Angiology which offers diagnosis, treatment, conservative and interventional therapy, rehabilitation and prevention techniques for vascular disease;
  • Department (lab) of cardiac catheterization;
  • Department of cardiac pacing and defibrillation
  • Chest-Pain-Unit (CPU) - Department of chest pain diagnostic and treatment
  • Department of diagnosis and therapy of cardiac rhythm
  • Stationary Unit
  • Department of Cardiac CT

 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • thyroid function test  (TSH-basal, fT3, fT4)
    • mineral metabolism analysis (Na, K, Ca, Mg)
    • lipid metabolism (HDL/LDL, cholesterol, triglycerides,
      Lip(a), homocysteine)
    • iron content (ferritin, iron)
    • blood coagulation analysis (aPTT, PT, INR)
    • metabolic status (uric acid, total glucose, HbA1c)
    • inflammatory parameters (CRP, ESR)
    • cardiovascular disease risk markers
  • lung function test (Spirometry)
  • resting and exercise ECG
  • Holter monitoring (24h)
  • color doppler echocardiography
  • color doppler sonography of cerebral vessels
  • preparation according to preoperative standard
  • Implantation of cardioverter- defibrillator
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
  • written statement
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